Film Events

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 6:30pm
Central Library

, Meeting Room 302

Join us as Central Cinema's cinesthesia presents Hour of the Wolf (Vargtimmen) by Ingmar Bergman. While vacationing on a remote Scandinavian island with his younger pregnant wife, an artist has an emotional breakdown while confronting his repressed desires. Starring Max von Sydow, Liv Ullman and Gertrud Fridh. View the trailer:

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 6:00pm
Pinney Library

Peter Parker runs the gauntlet as the mysterious company Oscorp sends up a slew of super villains against him.

Seating is first come, first served with space for 50 attendees. Doors open 1/2 hour before the film start time.

This film is rated PG-13 by the MPAA. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Problem Children are Coming from Another World
Fri, 09/05/2014 - 6:45pm
Alicia Ashman Library

On the world known as Little Garden, factions and communities compete for power via Gift Games, in which individuals with unusual abilities are set against each other. But where there are winners, there are also losers, and the group called the "No Names" has been so devastated in their conflicts with the Demon Lords that almost all of their 120 remaining members are still children! For surviving leaders Jin and Black Rabbit there seems to be only one hope: bring in outside recruits and...

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 2:00pm
Alicia Ashman Library

Comedy-Drame / UK / 2012 / 124 min.
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel follows a group of British retirees who decide to "outsource" their retirement to less expensive and seemingly exotic India. Enticed by advertisements for the newly restored Marigold Hotel and bolstered with visions of a life of leisure, they arrive to find the palace a shell of its former self. Though the new environment is less luxurious than imagined, they are forever transformed by their shared experiences,...

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 6:30pm
Central Library

, Meeting Room 302

Women in Comedy tracks the rise of women in the world of comedy, from the “dangerous” comedy of 70s sitcoms like Maude to the groundbreaking women of the 1980s American comedy club boom and building to today’s multifaceted landscape. Contemporary comics talk about where women started in this competitive, male-dominated profession and where they are determined to go. Produced by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady. Nina Valeo Cooke, UW Madison Gender and Women's Studies, Stacey Kulow, Madison...

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:00pm
Hawthorne Library

Join us for Hawthorne's Free Friday Feature! This is an ongoing film event in which we will be showing a newly released adult feature the second Friday of each month.

This film is rated PG-13. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult to attend.

"At the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. He must decide what he's willing to sacrifice on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men...

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 7:00pm
Alicia Ashman Library

Comedy-Romance / France / French with English subtitiles / 2013 / 93 min.
Arman is 33 and ready to make a change, starting with a run in the park. When he literally bumps into Amélie - slightly cynical but nevertheless lovely - on the jogging path, he's dead-set on making a connection with her. As a bit of contrived fate brings them together, Arman's best friend Benjamin suffers an unexpected stroke, relegating him to the hospital for weeks where he falls for his doting young physical...

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 2:00pm
Pinney Library

Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and battles a new threat from old history: the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier.

As always, please enjoy this film in HD on our big screen.

Seating is first come, first served with space for 50 attendees. Doors open 1/2 hour before the film start time.

This film is rated PG-13 by the MPAA but children 12 and under should be accompanied by an adult.

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 2:00pm
Alicia Ashman Library

Drama / USA / 2008 / 109 min.
Back in the late '80s, Randy "The Ram" Robinson (Mickey Rourke) was a headlining professional wrestler. Now, twenty years later, he ekes out a living performing for handfuls of diehard wrestling fans in high school gyms and community centers around New Jersey. Estranged from his daughter (Evan Rachel Wood) and unable to sustain any real relationships, Randy lives for the thrill of the show and the adoration of his fans. However, a heart attack forces him...

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 6:15pm
Goodman South Madison Library

Consider the Conversation: A Documentary on a Taboo Subject (film plus discussion)
Documentary/ USA / 2011/ 60 minutes

Consider the Conversation: A Documentary on a Taboo Subject is an intimate story about the American struggle with communication and preparation at life's end. It contains the perspectives of patients, family members, doctors, nurses, social workers, clergy and national experts from around the country. The goal of this film is to inspire dialogue between patient...